Expand your Canvas knowledge with October/November training sessions

Oct 3, 2018 | News, Training

Canvas users who are looking to sharpen their skills are encouraged to register for training sessions in October and November.

If you are new to Canvas, attend the introductory training session in November.

All training sessions listed below will be offered online via Zoom, enabling faculty and staff to participate from anywhere. If a session is full, you may still request that session. If space becomes available, you may become enrolled in the workshop, or another session may be added based upon waitlist demand. 

Canvas: Creating & Delivering Effective Content
Tuesday, October 9, 1:00-3:30 p.m. EDT
Wednesday, October 10, 9:00-11:30 a.m. EDT 

This hands-on workshop will guide participants through the options for delivering course content through Canvas. Participants will learn how to create and manage Modules and Pages through practical and facilitated exploration of Canvas’s related features and options. Register and learn more about Canvas: Creating and Delivering Effective Content. 

Canvas Brown Bag: Quizzes and Grading for Large Enrollment Classes
Wednesday, October 17
12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT 

In this brown bag, learn and discuss tips and tricks for addressing common issues. You will walk away with new ideas for assessing, grading, and providing feedback to your students in your large (more than 50 students) enrollment courses. Register and learn more about Canvas Brown Bag: Quizzes and Grading for Large Enrollment Classes. 

Canvas: An Introduction
Wednesday, November 7
10:00-11:00 a.m. EDT 

In this discussion-oriented seminar, participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of Canvas at Penn State and will examine the best uses of the tool for teaching and learning. Register and learn more about Canvas: An Introduction. 

Canvas: Creating Assignments and Quizzes
Tuesday, November 13, 1:00-3:30 p.m. EDT
Wednesday, November 14, 9:00-11:30 a.m. EDT 

This hands-on workshop will prepare participants to design and deliver assessments through Canvas. Participants will be guided through the steps to creating assignments and quizzes, selecting assignment and quiz settings, and adding questions to a quiz. Participants will also explore assessment options and settings within Canvas, including settings for question display, interaction, review, and feedback. Register and learn more about Canvas: Creating Assignments and Quizzes.  

Canvas Brown Bag: Transition Your Course to a New Semester
Thursday, November 29
12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT 

This one-hour demonstration will outline tasks to complete in your courses at the end of the current semester and the beginning of a new semester to make the transition to each new term as smooth as possible. You will review both essential and recommended tasks along with how-to resources and suggested timelines. Participants will leave with practical strategies to enhance their existing course management and organization strategies in Canvas. Register and learn more about Canvas Brown Bag: Transition Your Course to a New Semester.